Category Archives: Family History

Ioway

Today I ran across an official document with the address for someone listed as Ioway. I have of course heard people say Ioway, but don’t recall seeing it in print. There is a tribe of Native Americans known as the … Continue reading

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40 Hour Week

This Labor Day I have been thinking about the 40 hour week and will share a few thoughts. The first is that my great grandfather most probably worked for the first large US company to implement the 40 hour week. … Continue reading

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